South American Championship - Santiago, 4 October 1979
Argentina (12) 19 - 16 (10) Uruguay (FT)

Notes

 
Result Argentina won by a margin of 3 points
South American Championship points Argentina 2, Uruguay 0
 
Ground name Stade Francais, Santiago (neutral venue)
 
Referee V Munoz
 
Argentina Test debuts F Argerich, A Courreges, ML Glastra, A Memoli, AR Nicholson, G Paz, C Ramallo, CMS Sainz Trapaga, G Sanguinetti
Uruguay Test debuts C Vaccaro
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3

Other scores

South American Championship
Chile 27 - 13 Paraguay Santiago